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What works best in teaching and learning?  What approaches, interventions and strategies accelerate learning in your school or classroom?  The answer to these two driving questions resulted in the creation of the Visible Learning database almost 30 years ago, providing a robust collection of what has the potential to accelerate student learning.  However, the major message from what is now ... Read More
Doubletree by Hilton Manchester Downtown
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What are the Seven Factors For Success? They are seven areas that must be engaged to ensure successful coaching. Without purposeful development and support in all seven areas, your coaching program, whether formal or informal at this point, will not meet its maximum potential, educators will become discouraged, and those who are the most vulnerable—your students— will suffer the most ... Read More
Grappone Center
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Featured Keynote Speakers: Jennifer Berkshire, co-author of The Wolf at the School House Door- “A Careful Look at School Funding and Equity” Dr. Gracie Branch-Associate Executive Director for Professional Learning at the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)- “Leadership Development and Mentoring of School Administrators” Valerie Truesdale– Assistant Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators (AASA)- “Women in the ... Read More
Common Man Inn & Spa
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Keynote  Creating an Effective School Profile: Implications for School Leaders, Teachers, and Instructional Coaches Great schools move from islands of excellence to systematic impact with high levels of collective efficacy and commitment. It would seem obvious that the more we focus on the things that matter most, the more we can improve. High-quality implementation also has a qualitative component. Teachers ... Read More
Grappone Conference Center
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When it comes to school initiatives, more isn’t always better. Today’s educators are buried under old practices, new ideas, and recommended initiatives. The problem? With such an abundance of strategies, it’s hard to recognize what, if anything, is working. Before you’re tempted to add just one more idea to the pile, take a step back—and an objective look—so that you, ... Read More